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  Volume 8, Number 1, Summer 2013

Table of Contents

Foreword: On Shamans, Witches, and Stories

pp. 1-3

Nocturnal Journeys and Ritual Dances in Bernardino of Siena

pp. 4-17

Burchard’s strigae, the Witches’ Sabbath, and Shamanistic Cannibalism in Early Modern Europe

pp. 18-49

Ritualized Violence against Sorcerers in Fifteenth-Century France

pp. 50-71

Editors’ Note

p. 73

Stephen Mitchell’s Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages: An Assessment and Appreciation

pp. 75-81

Magic and Witchcraft Historicized, Localized, and Ethnicized: A Response to Stephen Mitchell’s Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages

pp. 82-89

Magie: Rezeptions- und diskursgeschichtliche Analysen von der Antike bis zur Neuzeit by Bernd-Christian Otto (review)

pp. 90-92

Witches, Whores, and Sorcerers: The Concept of Evil in Early Iran by S.K. Forrest Mendoza (review)

pp. 92-94

Victorian Occultism and the Making of Modern Magic: Invoking Tradition by Alison Butler (review)

pp. 94-96

Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic by Matthew Dennis (review)

pp. 96-99

Ancient Egyptian Demonology: Studies on the Boundaries between the Demonic and the Divine in Egyptian Magic ed. by Panagiotis Kousoulis (review)

pp. 99-105

Demons of Urban Reform: Early European Witch Trials and Criminal Justice, 1430–1530 By Laura Stokes (review)

pp. 106-108

Singing to the Plants: A Guide to Mestizo Shamanism in the Upper Amazon by Stephan V. Beyer (review)

pp. 108-110

Jews and Magic in Medici Florence: The Secret World of Benedetto Blanis by Edward Goldberg (review)

pp. 110-113

Stealing Fire from Heaven: The Rise of Modern Western Magic by Nevill Drury (review)

pp. 113-115

Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland by Michael Ostling (review)

pp. 115-118

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